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Job Description

Do you want to work in a friendly, committed and established Mental Health service, where your knowledge and skills will be valued? Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist with experience working with people with Mental Health conditions? If so, then join the team at our new Eating Disorder Service in Midhurst in West Sussex and experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

This permanent Consultant Psychiatrist (37.5 hours per week) position will see you join the established multidisciplinary team at Midhurst which provides care for up to 12 young adults between the ages of 18-2. The hospital is ideally located to provide safe and therapeutic care whilst at the same time remaining in the heart of the community.

Our aim is to deliver, treat and empower each young person to live a safe and independent life and reach their individual potential. We are also committed to making families and friends an active part in each young person’s recovery process. For this role you will have to be registered on the Specialist Register for Adult Mental Health Services with a license to practise and have experience of working with and leading multidisciplinary teams.

It is anticipated that the service will open late spring / early summer of 2023 however we are appointing to key roles now to enable successful candidates to participate in shaping and setting up the service.

Your responsibilities will include:

Review referrals and determine appropriateness for admission
Conduct Admission assessment and ensure effective management plans of all patients on the unit
Conduct risk assessment and review regularly
Allocate specialist psychological treatments in line with individual need
Assess physical health – taking special responsibility for medical issues
Supervising and directing the work of other staff who treat the patients.
Ensuring effective liaison with referring/community teams, specialists and Commissioners.
Facilitating regular CPA, professionals and family meetings
Act as Responsible Clinician for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.
Take part in the On Call Consultant rota, approximatley one in six,
Involvement in quality, inspections and governance processes
Maintaining professional development, Annual Appraisals and Revalidation.
To be successful in this role, you will need:

Registered on the GMC Specialist Register for Adult Psychiatry with a licence to practise.
Experience of Eating Disorders desirable
Section 12 (2) approval
AC status
What you will get

Competitive annual salary
30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Free meals while on duty
Employee Assistance Services
Career development and training
Wellbeing support and activities
Voluntary benefits
Medical indemnity cover
Flexibility to work in clinically led environments
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

  • Contact: Elysium Heathcare
  • Reference: Totaljobs/6362
  • Job ID: 101155512